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Fort Severn First Nation
Economic Development

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Description
Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community
  • Provides information, training and educational workshops to enhance employability skills
  • Posts employment opportunities in office and on website
  • Works to access funding for band-owned business ventures
  • Provides coaching in areas such as business plan development and assistance in obtaining financial support for people wanting to start own business
  • Maintains local business directory
  • Facilitates economic development strategic planning sessions
  • Assists in the development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members

Economic initiatives Fort Severn First Nation is involved with include:
  • Advisory capacity for Northern Store
  • Assistance and business advice for private businesses
  • Partnership with 11 other First Nation communities in the Wasaya Group Inc (WGI), who own several businesses including Wasaya Airways LP
Comments
Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #9
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Eligibility
Members of Fort Severn First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
Agency Information
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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